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24 Possible Causes for Unilateral Foot Swelling

  • Lymphedema Praecox

    In the leg, the swelling usually starts in the foot and gradually moves up the limb.[] Primary lymphoedema mostly affects the lower limb (unilateral or bilateral), but can affect the arms and other areas.[]

  • Congenital Venous Malformation

    Ramnik Patel¹ , David Horton², Graham Robinson³, Raghuram Lakshminarayan³, Rejoo D Daniel¹ ¹Department of Paediatric Surgery, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, University Hospitals of Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Trust, Hull, UK ²Department of Paediatric Radiology, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, University Hospitals of[…][]

  • Hemophilia A

    The identification of the remains of the Romanov family by DNA analysis (Gill et al., 1994; Ivanov et al., 1996) and the laying to rest of the Romanov bones 80 years to the day after their assassination (17 July 1998) prompted Stevens (1999) to review the history of hemophilia in the royal families of Europe, with a[…][]

  • Bacterial Infections

    Summary Epidemiology Prevalence is unknown. Only 24 cases have been reported. Clinical description The disease presents in childhood with recurrent, life-threatening, pyogenic bacterial infections caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae , Staphylococcus aureus or Pseudomonas aeruginosa . Patients are normally resistant[…][]

  • May-Thurner Syndrome

    RICHARD R. HEUSER, MD, FACC, FACP, FESC, FSCAI Chief of Cardiology, St. Luke’s Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ Professor of Medicine Univ. of Arizona, College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ AJAY U. MHATRE, MD MICHAEL MAKKI, DO SINA NAFISI, MD This blog post discusses the symptoms, diagnostic imaging and treatment of May-Thurner[…][]

  • Ruptured Baker's Cyst

    By Loves To Laugh September 12, 2013 at 8:08 pm 4,164 8 Hello, So once again, I have learned something new about arthritis. After injuring my knee this summer (seemed to be a meniscal tear) I get an MRI and I'm told I don't have a tear, but I have arthritis in all 3 compartments of my knee joint (which I knew). I was[…][]

  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

    Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) is a form of a complex regional pain syndrome that affects the extremities. It is characterized primarily by pain, swelling and vasomotor changes. Reflex sympathetic dystrophy may occur in either the upper or lower limbs. The clinical course moves in stages: Stage 1: The patients[…][]

  • Venous Insufficiency of Leg

    Index: Ostomy Wound Manage. 2006;52(4):46-58. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a worldwide health problem. In addition to delaying HIV progression, a goal of treatment is to maintain optimal quality of life. Because wounds have the potential to negatively impact quality of[…][]

  • Hereditary Lymphedema

    International Classification of Diseases, 10 th Revision • See below for any additional coding requirements that may be necessary. • Check for any notations, inclusions and/or exclusions that are specific to this ICD 10 code before using 1 No additional coding requirements necessary. See also ICD 10 code for Related[…][]

  • Venous Insufficiency

    Venous insufficiency refers to the condition in which inadequate volumes of blood from the legs are returned to the heart. There is a range of symptoms that includes the following: Dull aches, heaviness and cramping in the legs Itching and tingling in the legs Pain that worsens when standing Swelling in the legs[…][]

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